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December 28th

Ennis Kent Anderson, 73

December 28, 2011

Ennis Kent Anderson returned to his Heavenly Father, surrounded by family, on Dec. 22, 2011.
He was born Nov. 14,1938 in Shelley, Idaho, to Leon W. and Cassia Anderson. He served in the Central States Mission. He married his sweetheart, Priscilla Williams, April 20, 1962, in the Idaho Falls Temple. He graduated from Blackfoot High School, Idaho State University, and University of Utah.

Diana Suzanne Myers, 55

December 28, 2011

Diana Suzanne Myers, 55, of Blackfoot, lost her battle with cancer on Dec. 26, 2011, surrounded by her family at home.
She was born March 10, 1956 in Pomona, California to Sol Clayton and Beverley Eden Kitchell Sullivan.
Diana worked for the Blackfoot Elks Lodge for 8 years, cooking for Friday night dinners and banquets.
Diana is survived by her husband, Peter Myers, her mother, Beverley Sullivan, her children: Delanie, Matthew and Rachel and her grandchildren, Nickolas and Easton. She is also survived by her sisters, Mishelle and Heidi and her brother, Michael.

Jay Ellsworth Parrish, 74

December 28, 2011

St George, Utah – Jay Ellsworth Parrish, 74, passed away Friday, Dec. 23, 2011. Jay was born July 5, 1937 in Aberdeen, Idaho, to Lafayette Stanley Parrish and Fleta Elsie Galloway Parrish. Jay married Donna Marie Hansen on July 2, 1958 in Blackfoot, Idaho.
Jay and Donna lived and raised their family in Blackfoot, Idaho. Jay retired from a successful 30-year career as District Manager for the Idaho Department of Agriculture. Jay was an avid hunter and fisherman, and he enjoyed camping and boating with his family every available weekend.

Linda Jean Chaffin Warner, 60

December 28, 2011

Linda Jean Chaffin Warner, 60, formerly of Swan Valley, passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at her home in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
Memorial services in Linda’s honor will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 at Wood Funeral Home (273 North Ridge Ave.). The family will visit with friends from 10-10:45 a.m. prior to services at Wood’s. There will be a luncheon afterward at the Eagles Lodge (635 Hemmert Avenue) in Idaho Falls and following that, there will be a gathering at the Covered Wagon in Swan Valley. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodfuneralhome.com.

December 27th

Diana Myers, 55

December 27, 2011

Diana Myers, 55, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, December 26, 2011 at her home from cancer.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home.

Gerralynne Kaye Walker, 48

December 27, 2011

Gerralynne Kaye Walker, 48, of Blackfoot passed away Thursday, December 22, 2011 at her home.
She was born July 13, 1963 in Idaho Falls, Idaho the daughter of Georgia Kay Hepworth and Richard Floyd Hawkes.
Gerralynne lived her entire life in Blackfoot attending schools in Blackfoot and graduated from Blackfoot High School in 1981.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
She enjoyed painting and other arts, loved her animals, grandchildren and spending time with her family.

December 22nd

Neva Maxine Crowell Burks, 85

December 22, 2011

Neva Maxine Crowell Burks, 85, of Shelley passed away Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011 at The Gables of Shelley.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot. Family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday Dec. 26, 2011 and for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Grove City Cemetery. 
Condolences may be sent to the family at condolences@hawkerfuneralhome.com.

Arthur Hofsetter, 89

December 22, 2011

Arthur Hofstetter, better known as Uncle Artie, was born in New York City in 1922.  He was a veteran, had a strong work ethic and valued family. 
He enjoyed attending family school recitals and sporting events throughout his life. Uncle Artie was always up for an adventure, taking his nieces and nephews on excursions such as fishing and boating on the Hudson, trips to upstate New York, seeing the “giant heads” in South Dakota and exploring the West to discover the world’s largest petting zoo. 

December 21st

Anina S. Johner

December 21, 2011

HAMILTON, Mont. — Anina S, Johner, 80, died Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 at home under the care of her daughter, Sherry Vetter and Aspen Hospice of Stevensville, Mont., after a short battle with leukemia.
She is survived by children: Sherry Vetter, Bruce, Paul, and Doug Johner and Tracy Wooldridge. She has 11 grandkids, 19 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She is survived by one sister, Claudia Bailey; and numerous extended family members.
She was born in Canada, grew up in Cashmere, Wash. and lived in the Yakima Valley, Seattle area, Alaska, Montana and Idaho.

December 19th

Daniel Anderson, 56

December 19, 2011

Daniel Anderson, 56, of Blackfoot, passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2011 at the Bingham Memorial Hospital.
Funeral arrangements are pending under the direction of Hawker Funeral Home and will be announced.

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